Seton Hall volleyball overcome in straight sets by Hofstra
Sep13

Seton Hall volleyball overcome in straight sets by Hofstra

The Seton Hall volleyball team fell to 6-4 on the year after losing to the Hofstra Lions in straight sets at home on Tuesday night. The first set of Tuesday’s match played out evenly between the two teams. Seton Hall held the lead at one point, 16-14, and in total, the Pirates and Lions were tied on nine points throughout the set. Hofstra would break the pattern of deadlocks though, taking the lead with the set at 20-all and never...

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Pirates split Saturday doubleheader in Illinois
Sep09

Pirates split Saturday doubleheader in Illinois

The Seton Hall women’s volleyball team ended their run at the Redbird Classic in Normal, Ill. on Saturday by splitting a doubleheader against hosts Illinois State University and the University of Dayton. The Pirates were victorious in their afternoon match against Illinois State; however, they could not overcome Dayton an hour later. In their match against Illinois State, the Pirates got off to an unusually slow start. In the...

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Seton Hall rallies for first win of Redbird Classic
Sep09

Seton Hall rallies for first win of Redbird Classic

The Seton Hall volleyball team defeated Cincinnati three sets to one Friday evening at the Redbird Classic, hosted by Illinois State University. The first set was initially a seesaw as both teams traded points and errors. After reaching ten, however, the Bearcats began to separate from The Hall, scoring eleven of the final fourteen points to win the set. The Pirates would not allow the opening set loss to affect them, as they reeled...

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With familiar faces gone, volleyball juniors are stepping up
Sep06

With familiar faces gone, volleyball juniors are stepping up

The Seton Hall volleyball team faced a tough road heading into the 2017 season, having lost the graduated the duo of libero Tessa Fournier and outside hitter Danielle Schroeder. But, after starting the season 4-2 it is clear this Pirates team is ready for the challenge. “Dani and Tessa brought a lot to this program,” head coach Allison Yaeger said. “They were kind of a one-two punch for the last couple of years. Losing them is a...

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Women’s volleyball falls in full match to Princeton
Sep06

Women’s volleyball falls in full match to Princeton

After a promising start to the season, the Seton Hall volleyball team fell at Priceton in five sets on Wednesday to drop to 4-2 on the season. Following much back and forth action to start the first set, the teams were tied at 11 points. The Hall then rattled off six straight points to give them a 17-11 lead and put the Pirates in the driver’s seat, where they would remain to take the first set 25-16. Sharay Barnes led the team in the...

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Women’s Volleyball digs deep to find early success
Sep06

Women’s Volleyball digs deep to find early success

After last season’s 1-4 start for the Seton Hall women’s volleyball team, the Pirates have turned things around in impressive fashion, jumping out to a 4-2 record. While a variety of factors have contributed to the team’s success, a notable trend has been its results in contests that last longer than three sets. The Pirates are 3-1 in matches that are four sets or longer, including two five-set wins. In shorter matches the Pirates...

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Pirates respond to early adversity, win matchup against state rivals
Sep03

Pirates respond to early adversity, win matchup against state rivals

Seton Hall volleyball defeated Rutgers in a gritty four-set match on Saturday in Walsh Gymnasium to improve to 4-1 on the year. The Pirates came out a bit flat to start and it showed in the score. After going back and forth early on, Rutgers went on a roll and eventually built an insurmountable lead, winning the first set 25-19. With backs against the wall, Seton Hall showed up to the second set with a better focus. The Pirates were...

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Pirates christen Walsh with emotional five-set win over Buffalo
Sep02

Pirates christen Walsh with emotional five-set win over Buffalo

The Seton Hall volleyball team’s first game in Walsh Gymnasium was filled with a myriad of emotions as a tough Buffalo team put in a hard fought battle Friday, with the Pirates ultimately prevailing in five sets. Seton Hall head coach Allison Yeager threw her arms up in frustration at times and Dominique Mason stomped her foot after a kill as emotional highs and lows were felt inside Walsh Gymnasium for the first time since last...

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Seton Hall splits Saturday double header to punctuate weekend in Norman
Aug26

Seton Hall splits Saturday double header to punctuate weekend in Norman

The Seton Hall women’s volleyball team used the momentum from its season-opening victory on Friday to split a doubleheader in Norman, Okla. Saturday. The matches ended the team’s run in the Oklahoma Invitational, as it finished with a record of 2-1. In the first game, the Pirates could not inch out the University of Colorado Buffaloes, dropping two closely contested sets and eventually the entire match by the score of 3-0. Despite...

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SHU volleyball defeats Oklahoma in five sets
Aug26

SHU volleyball defeats Oklahoma in five sets

The Seton Hall volleyball team kicked off its season in a big way, defeating the Oklahoma Sooners by a score of three sets to two on Friday night. Coming off a successful 2016 season capped by a Big East tournament appearance, the Pirates looked in mid-season form against a formidable Sooners squad. The first set was a nail biter, featuring eight ties and five lead changes but Seton Hall was able to tough out two victories by the...

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Seton Hall volleyball adds four new faces
Jul18

Seton Hall volleyball adds four new faces

Head coach Allison Yaeger made an official announcement on Tuesday that the women’s volleyball team will welcome four new additions to the team’s 2017-18 roster. Headlining the additions is senior Sharay Barnes, who transferred from the University of Kentucky to Seton Hall for her final year of eligibility. Last season, Barnes saw action in 14 matches as a right side hitter for the Wildcats and accumulated 20 kills, six blocks and...

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Fall at the Hall: New athletic seasons starting up shortly
Jun19

Fall at the Hall: New athletic seasons starting up shortly

Even before school is in session for the fall semester, Seton Hall Athletics will be kicking off its 2017-18 campaign. With the fall sports season right around the corner, take a look at where each team stands heading into 2017: Women’s Soccer: Matt Lamb The Seton Hall women’s soccer team will return to the pitch in 2017 with higher expectations and opportunities to improve from last year’s season. The Pirates finished up last season...

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